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Meet our new member 'De dikke dame'

It has been 2.5 years since we converted Marty (Landcruiser Troopy) into our house on wheels. We enjoyed it very much and the end result...

Safety first

Ethiopia is the land of coffee, the land of culture with more than 80 tribes and the land of many highlights such as the Danakil, Bale...

The barren land of Lake Turkana

We are driving on the A2 (the northern road) towards Ethiopia. Which starts as a highway with 3 lanes on both sides slowly changes into a...

How to get a visa for Ethiopia?

Getting a visa for Ethiopia is easy. Since March 2019 the Ethiopian government made it easy for travellers and tourist flying directly on...

On the road again

After 5 months of working in Tanzania we are finally continuing our journey up north, to Egypt. People informed us, that we have to go to...

Who doesn’t want to go to Tanzania…?

The country really has everything to offer for an unforgettable holiday. Tanzania has several parks where you can enjoy the unprecedented...

One year on the road!

Today we are offically ‘1 year’ on the road with our trusted Landcruiser ‘Marty’. ✓ 26.500 kilometers ✓ 7 countries ✓ 12 cultures ✓ 1...

Eye to eye with the biggest primate in the world

An activity which for many is probably in their top 10 bucket list. For me it has been on my mind since our previous world trip 3 years...

Paddling, as if your life depends on it

Uganda, located between Tanzania and Rwanda in the south, Congo in the East, South Sudan in the North and Kenia in the West is called the...

Family matters

In 1914 British Officer Stewart Gore-Brown bought 10 000 acres of land near a lake, called Ishiba Ng’andu – The lake of the Royal...

Lower Zambezi National Park

On July 14th Jos and Thea visited us in Zambia. It was there first experience being on African soil and also there first experience...

Tips & tricks @ Namibia

If you dream of traveling in Africa but have no idea where to go first, Namibia is a good place to start. With the exception of the bad...

The Namib Desert

Kaokaland is the northwest region of Namibia and extends south-north from the Hoanib river to the Kunene river (that also marks the...

10.000 kilometer!!

Hi everyone! We have reached the first 10.000 km, YOEPIEE!!! Normally we would write a blog but for this special occasion we would like...

Around Luderitz

The scenery towards the south coast of Namibia is breath-taking. The B4 winds through this stunning environment. Sometimes you will find...

In search of the king

To us this animal is iconic for wildlife in Africa. I am not talking about the elephant or rhino, but the king of the plains, the mighty...

The locals of Maun

In October 2015 we were in Maun for a trip into Moremi and Chobe NP. We had a great stay at Old Bridge Backpackers, which is a lodge,...

Where is my cow?

Botswana is a cattle country and most Botswana are farmers who have always owned cattle as security and a sign for wealth. Cattle is even...